Russia appears to deploy forces in Egypt, eyes on Libya role

Reuters cites U.S., Egyptian and diplomatic sources in reporting Russia appears to have deployed special forces to an air base in Egypt near the Libyan border. Western officials say Moscow might be launching an effort to support Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar. Libya’s UN-backed government is currently in a deadlock with Haftar in the ongoing struggle for control of the country.

 

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